Local Search Updates 10/08/2012

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New Blog on Apple Maps Marketing

– localseoguide.com

Apple Maps suck. Might as well start a new blog about them: Apple Maps Marketing.comThe post New Blog on Apple Maps Marketing appeared first on Local SEO Guide.

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Mapsatire: The New Yorker Cover

– screenwerk.com

When I first saw the image below I thought it was an actual New Yorker Magazine cover. In fact it’s a clever Mad Magazine parody of a New Yorker cover — lampooning Apple Maps.

Here’s the specific New Yorker cover it draws inspiration from:

The New Yorker should have done something like this itself…

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The Plan for Interactive Local Media West (Dec. 4-6, Los Angeles)
It has been a great year of networking and learning at BIA/Kelsey events – which focus on “what’s important and why” in local. Our biggest show of the year is ILM West, which has attracted 600-700 senior level execs in recent editions. It is common for industry executives to ask each other: “Will I see you at ILM?”
This year’s event takes place Dec…

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Over at SEL I wrote about some new data from ad network Chitika regarding local search volumes for the three major search engines. The company looked at millions of PC and mobile search queries during the final week of September.
What Chitika found was that 43% of Google’s local search (PC + mobile) volume carried a local intent…

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Facebook announced it had reached its 1 billionth monthly active user today. It also released additional data about photo uploads, mobile usage and check-ins. Here are the numbers (bold is my emphasis):

Over 1.13 trillion likes since launch in February 2009
140.3 billion friend connections
219 billion photos uploaded
17 billion location-tagged posts, including check-ins: Includes location-tagged posts as well as check-ins…

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